Preliminary Scientific Programme

Friday, 5 October 2012

08:30 EVOLUTION OF FEMTOSECOND LASER ASSITED ANTERIOR SEGMENT SURGERY Moderators: R. Nuijts, B. Cochener, J.L.Güell, R. Bellucci
INTRODUCTION: Overview of the session J. L. Güell
Femtocataract: a revolution in cataract surgery? Z. Nagy
Experience with the LenX FS laser cataract surgery R. Nuijts
ReLex: the latest LASIK approach J. L. Güell
Femtosecond to refine outcomes of refractive IOL’s B. Cochener
New Femtosecond technology for Corneal Surgery. F. Kruse
The VICTUS B&L FS laser platform: clinical experience. R. Bellucci
10:00 COFFEE BREAK
10:30 Round table The actual status of FS laser assisted cataract surgery All Speakers,
F. Malecaze,  A. Caporossi, R. Pinelli.
Round table (Q&A)
11:00 LIVE SURGERY LenX  FS Laser Cataract Surgery  Milan L. Buratto
12:30 THE NEW TORIC AND MULTIFOCAL IOL’s Moderators: F. Malecaze, S. Hannush, R. Pinelli
Management of cataract and co-existing astigmastim with the Toric Restor IOL. R. Nuijts
Multifocal Toric IOL’s: personal experience and results . R. Pinelli
The Toric IOL: Managing the unhappy patient. S. Hannush
Clear lens exchange and the Zeiss AcriLISA Multifocal F. Kruse
Custom Surgery for cataract surgery in patients with astigmastim F. Malecaze
13:45 Round Table: The Management of astigmatism when cataract surgery is scheduled: corneal vs intraocular approach. R. Nuijts, F. Malecaze, S.Hannush, R. Pinelli, J.L. Güell, A. Caporossi
Round table (Q&A)
14:15 LUNCH
15:15 KERATOCONUS MANAGEMENT I Moderators: H. Dua, D. Tan, F. Hafezi
Clinical Diagnosis and pathophysiology of KC. H. Dua
Standarized strategic approach for KC J.L. Güell
Intracorneal segments: which one and for which cornea. B. Cochener
Corneal stromal lenticular implants: a future treatment for keratoconus D. Tan
Corneoplastic procedures for the treatment of irregular cornea
(non corneal cross-linking)
F. Hafezi
16:30 – 17:00 Round Table: What we are expecting to know in the near future about the Keratoconic eye H. Dua, F. Malecaze, B. Cochener, D. Tan, F. Hafezi
Round Table: (Q & A)

Saturday, 6 October 2012

08:15 KERATOCONUS MANAGEMENT II: NEW IOL’s Moderators: R. Nuijts, B. Cochener, R. Pinelli
Endothelial damage: the fear in phakic IOL implantation.
Anterior chamber morphometrics after implantation of iris-fixated or angle supported p.IOL’s
R. Nuijts
Phakic implants in keratoconus H. Dua
Posterior chamber toric phakic IOL’s respecting the cornea. 5 years follow up with the Cachet p.IOL B. Cochener
Corneal cross-linking + Artiflex Toric in keratoconus J.L Güell
Manage of two unusual complications of ICL surgery D.Tan
09:30 Round Table When Toric IOL’s (phakic and pseudophakic) should be considered in keratoconic patients H. Dua, B. Cochener, R. Nuijts, D. Tan, R. Pinelli, F. Malecaze
Round Table(Q & A)
09:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:00 LIVE SURGERY in Lugano* (Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, sede Italiano)
12:30 KERATOCONUS MANAGEMENT III: CCL AND KERATOPLASTY Moderators: A. Caporossi, S. Shimmura
Transepithelial cross-linking: results and future directions A. Caporossi
Transepithelial cross-linking: concept, lab and one year result R. Pinelli
Cross-linking via iontophoresis: a new approach F. Malecaze
Treatment of progressive keratoconus in children and adolescents by corneal cross-lnking F. Hafezi
Preliminary results of Keraflex theraphy for keratoconus S. Shimmura
DALKP: surgical pearls for the novice surgeons and how to avoid complications at every step S. Hannush
DALKP: visco-bubble technique J. L. Güell
Long term results of DALK for keratoconus S. Shimmura
13:45 Round Table: Are there really new technical improvement, for CCL and Keratoplasty? A. Caporossi, F. Kruse, S. Shimmura, F. Hafezi, S. Hannush, J.L. Güell, D. Tan
Round Table (Q&A)
14:00 Conclusions and discussion. Future meetings.

* The live surgeries will be executed at the Centro Ambrosiano Oftalmico (CAMO), Milano/Italy on Friday and at the Ospedale Regionale di Lugano (sede Italiano), Lugano/Switzerland on Saturday. The surgeries will be transmitted in full HD (eventually 3D) technology.